Maryland Avenue Shopping

Dining in History: Drummer’s Lot Pub

Any true Annapolitan knew about the “secret” Starbucks tucked away near the Maryland Inn at the top of Main Street. It's also known that the "secret" Starbucks recently emerged from the shadows to occupy a new larger location now prominently situated at the foot of Main Street. However, there's now…

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Where to Eat During the 2018 Spring Sailboat Show

It’s the eighth year for the Annapolis Spring Boat Show, a popular in-water extravaganza that attracts sailors and their families to our picturesque harbor in the heart of downtown. The April 20-22 event occupies every inch of the parking lot as well as Ego Alley, so named because on weekends fancy…

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Bite into Annapolis History

George Washington ate in Annapolis? Yes – that’s true! In honor of Annapolis Restaurant Week (February 20-26), we’re sharing some of our favorite places to dine for history lovers. Whether the establishment itself is historic, the building has a rich history, or there is an opportunity to combine…

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One of a Kind Starbucks at Historic Maryland Inn

At the top of Main Street, just before you hit Church Circle, lies a hidden gem. Don’t blink or you’ll miss it. If I didn’t have a craving for a green tea Frappuccino light a while back, I would have easily walked right on by. Use the Maryland Inn as a marker. In fact, go in while you’re there. Down…

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Thank Goodness for the Treaty of Paris

Can you imagine what it would be like today if the thirteen colonies had lost the Revolutionary War? There would be no United States, and we would be living under British rule. Sounds like the basis for a new Netflix original, right? Well, happily we don’t have to imagine that unfortunate outcome…

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Hometown Hints for Hungry Early Risers

Patrons at Chick & Ruths Delly start the morning with the Pledge. “Ask the locals” is the oft-given advice to folks from out of town looking for a good place to dine. But if you’re an early riser searching for a favorite breakfast spot, many of the locals (referred to here as Annapolitans) may…

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